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March 21, 2017

PROJECTS News and Events

November - December, 2016
Camera trapping and snow-tracking survey in Altai Republic (Sailughem ridge)

September, 2016
First International Meeting on Pallass Cat Study and Conservation in Steppes of Northern Eurasia (Novosibirsk) and field trip to Altai mountains in order to set camera traps in the Sailughem nature park

July, 2016
Camera trapping in Altai Republic

May - June, 2016
Field work in Eastern Kazakhstan

February, 2016
Camera trapping and snow-tracking work in Altachey wildlife refuge, Buryatia

February, 2016
Snow-tracking countings of Pallass cat in Zabaikalsky krai

September, 2015
Camera traps were checked in Altai Republic

May - June, 2015
Field work in Eastern Kazakhstan

August, 2014
Camera trapping in Altai Republic

May - June, 2014
Field work in Eastern Kazakhstan

May, 2014
Camera traps were checked in the Chaghan-Uzun river low hills, Altai Republic

March, 2014
Camera trapping in Uzbekistan

February, 2014
Some camera traps were checked in Eastern Kazakhstan

September, 2013
Field work in Eastern Kazakhstan

August, 2013
Some camera traps were checked and set in the Chaghan-Uzun river low hills, Altai Republic

June - July, 2013
Field work in Altai Republic

May - June, 2013
Camera traps were set in Eastern Kazakhstan

March, 2013
Camera trapping in the Southeast Kazakhstan

October, 2012
Conducted pilot interviewing and field observations in Armenia

August, 2012
Conducted field observations and pilot camera trapping in Altai mountains, Russia

May 5 - June 5, 2012
Conducted interviewing and pilot camera trapping in East-Kazakhstan and Aktobe provinces of Kazakhstan

March
Conducted snow-tracking research and interviewing in East-Kazakhstan province of Kazakhstan

February, 2012
Conducted field observations in Almaty province of Kazakhstan

August, 2011
Intreviewing of local people was conducted in Tyva Republic, Russia

March-April, 2011
Works of art contest on Pallas's cat in Tyva - the pictures of Tyvinian schoolchildren, Russia

February-March, 2011
Winter snow-tracking cencuces in Tyva Republic were carried out, Russia

May-July, 2010
Student's research of Pallas's cat maternal behaviour was made in Daursky nature reserve, Russia

December 10-21
Pallas's cats countings were carried out in the Altai Mountains, Russia

June 1-25
The expedition to Kazakhstan to obtain data on Pallas Cat has been finished

March - April, 2009
The contest 'Manul the rare steppe cat' was conducted in Altai Republic

April - June, November 2008
Pallas' cat observations were carried out and radiotelemetry data (from 2006) analyses were treated in Daursky state biosphere nature reserve.

September 1 - October 30, 2007
The informational posts and booklets on Pallas' Cat were developed and published (sponsored by the Eric Hosking Trust). They are supposed to distribute among the local people who live in places which Pallas' cats inhabit (mainly in Altai, Buryatia, Tyva Republics and Chita region)

August 1 - October 1, 2007
The project "Pallas Cat: Investigation for Saving (Clarifying Conservation Status in Russia)" has been finished and summed up. See Project report ››

February 15 - 28, 2007
Pallas Cats were surveyed in the south part of Buryatia (steppes situated in the middle Selenga river and its tributaries the Jida, Khilok, Chikoi and Tugnui). Researchers from NGOs and Game Agency of Buryatia took part in this work. See about expedition to Buryatia ››

December 12 - 25, 2006
Pallas Cats in the south-eastern Altai in the Chuya Steppe (Kosh-Agach district, Altai Republic, Russia) were surveyed. The territory investigated included the valleys of the Ulandryk, Yustyd, etc. The research team was consisted of specialists from NGO Siberian Environmental Center (Novosibirsk), Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow) and 1 volunteer. Also local people (herdsmen, hunters, etc.) were interviewed. See about expedition to Altai ››

August 15 - October 1, 2006
The territories and terms of winter surveys were outlined. The entering map and other data including results of interviews done during the project "Save the Manul: Initial Step" (2005) to GIS project was started.

July 15 - August 1, 2006
The cluster "Adon-Chelon" of Daursky nature reserve (Chita region, Russia) was investigated. The researchers from the reserve and Project's members observed outcrops and other suitable places in order to find Pallas cat's dens and Pallas cats (manuls). They found old dens and scats only. One day Pallas cat's family - the female with 3 kittens - has been met. The cats occupied the outcrop in the west part of the cluster as a temporary den. The researchers was planning to catch manul in order to start radiotelemetry research. But the attempt to do it was unsuccessful and was put off till snowy season.

March, 2006
Some clusters of Daursky nature reserve (Chita region, Russia) was investigated.

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